Archive | June, 2010

Not Hiring, No Jobs and You

  (Source: Agnesgtr) So the recession is supposed to be over. Good times are supposed to be here. But companies are not hiring.  Why? Well in many developed countries, their economy is in a deep debt hole. I’m referring to the US, UK, Dubai, Iceland, Greece, Portugal and Spain for a start. The bailout packages […]

MBA, HR & Talent

Precious Mahlangu*, days away from her thirty-third birthday and a newly minted MBA graduate from a leading business school, was contemplating her sixth career move. It was the summer of 2006 when the world, from the rice fields of China to the beaches of Cape Town, was screaming prosperity. In capital letters Precious had studied […]

Tax Free Benefits for the World Cup

SARS released draft legislation on Thursday to provide a once off tax exemption of R750 on world cup items provided by employers to employees. Your tax free benefit would cover for example: • Match Tickets • Clothing • Other goods (not defined) You can read the full article here. Tax policy based on national interest, […]

Is your boss killing you?

If you don’t have a boss, lucky you!  If you are the boss, you may read about yourself in this post. For the rest of us, I doubt that your boss chases you around the office wielding an axe in one hand and your work in the other. But your boss could be killing you […]

Kia Experience Winner

Last month I blogged about the Kia Experience and the opportunity to win a fantastic prize. And the Winner is… Casey has been chosen as South Africa’s social media representative for the Kia Experience, joining 12 other global bloggers from 26 -29 June 2010, staying at the new Rosebank Hotel, attending one 2010 FIFA World Cup […]